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The Armour-Stiner Octagon House

Location

Irvington, New York United States
45 West Clinton Avenue
Irvington, NY 10533

41.030874 -73.870437

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 3, 2021, 10:00AM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 3, 2021, 11:30AM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 3, 2021, 1:00PM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 3, 2021, 2:30PM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 3, 2021, 4:00PM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 4, 2021, 10:00AM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 4, 2021, 11:30AM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 4, 2021, 1:00PM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 4, 2021, 2:30PM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 4, 2021, 4:00PM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 5, 2021, 10:00AM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 5, 2021, 11:30AM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 5, 2021, 1:00PM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 5, 2021, 2:30PM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times
  • September 5, 2021, 4:00PM, See www.armourstiner.com for more dates and times

Details

Event Type Historic Site Tour/History Description Visit the only known residence built in the form of a domed, ancient classical temple. Created as a whimsical summer retreat in 1872 by tea-importer Joseph Stiner, this National Historic Landmark's shape was based on the theories of Orson Squire Fowler, a phrenologist, who believed octagonal houses enclosed more space, allowed the sun in at all times, and permitted more views into the landscape. This lyrical home retains its magnificent ornamentation and furnishings and the only remaining Egyptian Revival Room in America with its original decoration and furniture. The 1-hour tour in groups of 12 people is conducted by highly trained docents and includes the three principal floors of the house. 10% discount code for participants of this year's Hudson Valley Ramble: Ramble2021 Sponsoring Organization The Armour-Stiner Octagon House

Contact Information

info@armourstiner.com
914-817-5763
https://www.facebook.com/TheArmourStinerOctagonHouse/

Registration

Advance registration required.
Each 1-hour guided tour has a maximum capacity of 12 guests. Tickets can be purchased up until the start time of each tour. Please see our website www.armourstiner.com Tour times are as follows: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 10:00am-11:00am, 11:30am-12:30pm, 1:00pm-2:00pm, 2:30pm-3:30pm, 4:00pm-5:00pm
$29 for Adults, $26 for Youth (7-17) The tour is not recommended for children under 7 years. As restrictions in New York State continue to lift, we ask all visitors to wear masks indoors as a courtesy to fellow visitors and staff. We will evaluate and make appropriate changes to these policies in the future.

Additional Information

Additional Equipment Required: Not suitable for wheelchair users or people with limited mobility. The tour is physically demanding and not recommended for individuals with difficulty walking up and down flights of stairs. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

Event Duration (hours): 1
Not suitable for children under age 7.

Walking Distance to Amtrak or Metro North Station
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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